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Kamui Gaiden

Kamui Gaiden

"Probably the best ninja movie ever made, Yoichi Sai's adaptation from the legendary manga blends folk-tale, action fantasy and parable; with hot young star Kenichi Matsuyama as the hero. There hasn't been a decent ninja movie for decades, but Yoichi Sai's adaptation of a story from Sanpei Shirato's legendary, multi-volume manga Kamui bestrides the entire genre: this is probably the best ninja movie ever made. Ninja are all about secret servitude, quasi-magical martial-arts skills and issues of loyalty, betrayal and vengeance. Kamui delivers all of the above, minus the history lessons that are too often part of the deal. The Korean-Japanese director (current chair of the ... more on Wikipedia

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